Our Staff

Dominic Preziosi

Dominic Preziosi ,

Dominic Preziosi joined Commonweal in 2012 as digital editor and has been its editor since 2019. He is also the host of The Commonweal Podcast. Dominic was educated at Fordham University, Brooklyn College, and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, Lisa.

Matthew Boudway ,
Senior Editor

Matthew Boudway joined the Commonweal staff in 2006. He grew up in Arizona and was educated at Yale, Oxford, and Boston University. He has worked as a farmhand, a bookseller, and an English teacher in France, and was for two years an editor at First Things. He lives in Harlem.

Matthew Sitman

Matthew Sitman ,
Associate Editor

Matthew Sitman joined the Commonweal staff in 2015. A native of central Pennsylvania, he was educated at Grove City College and pursued doctoral studies in political theory at Georgetown University. Before joining the magazine, he taught in the Politics Department at the University of Virginia and, most recently, was the literary editor of the popular news and culture website, the Dish. He writes regularly for Dissent, where he also serves on the editorial board, and his work has been published at the New Republic and the Bias, among other publications. In addition to his writing, he is the co-host of Know Your Enemy, a podcast about the American right. Matthew lives in Manhattan.

Katie Daniels ,
Managing Editor

Katie Daniels joined Commonweal in 2020. Originally from Maryland, she studied English and political science at Boston College. She has previously worked at the Atlantic and the American Scholar.

Regina Munch ,
Assistant Editor

Regina Munch joined the Commonweal staff in 2016. Originally from the Philadelphia area, she studied humanities at Villanova University and received her master’s degree in history at Boston College. Her work has been published in the Progressive, America, and elsewhere. She lives in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.

Griffin Oleynick ,
Assistant Editor

Griffin Oleynick arrived at Commonweal in January 2018 as the magazine’s first John Garvey Writing Fellow and joined the staff in May 2018.

Isabella Simon ,
Assistant Managing Editor

Isabella Simon joined Commonweal in 2019. She was raised in Chicago and graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in English. She currently lives in Manhattan.

Thomas Baker ,

Thomas Baker has served as publisher at Commonweal since 2010. He began his publishing career as a business reporter, then worked for many years at the Wall Street Journal, where among other roles he oversaw the startup of the paper’s internet edition. He has degrees from Princeton and Columbia Business School. He and his wife live just outside Princeton, NJ, where he also works at a local parish as a permanent deacon in a variety of ministries.

James Hannan ,
Business Manager

James Hannan joined Commonweal in 2010. Prior to that, he held senior management positions at a number of professional and B2B publishing companies. He was educated at Seton Hall University and the University of Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Rita, have three children and live in New Jersey.

Adrianna Melnyk ,
Vice President of Advancement

Adrianna Melnyk joined Commonweal in July 2020. Adrianna has held senior development positions at Maryknoll Lay Missioners, Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam, and the Orange Circle, a New-York based NGO. She serves on the board of directors of the Ukrainian Institute of America, and is a member of the Advisory Council for the Ukrainian Catholic University Foundation. She is a graduate of Columbia College and Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs.

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